GCC Rust – Weekly Status Report – 1st to 8th Feb 2021

The control flow one milestone is filling in the gaps in basic rust compilation such as impl blocks, method resolution, block expressions and loops. When the PR for block expressions was merged regressions in implicit returns were found via manual testing. The automated test suite failed to pick this up due to a bug in […]

GCC Rust – Weekly Status Report – 18th to 25th Jan 2021

The completed activities here are the final building blocks to complete the remaining tasks for the first planned milestone. In order to support the size type rules on ArrayIndexExpressions and allow for code such as: The LiteralExpression of ‘1’ resolves to an IntegralInferenceVariable which when unified as part of the HM algorithm resolves to a […]

GCC Rust – Weekly Status Report – Jan 11th

This week was the announcement of the funding for GCC Rust. GCC Rust – How it can be achieved: https://www.embecosm.com/2021/01/12/gcc-rust-how-it-can-be-achieved/ Open Source Security, Inc. Announces Funding of GCC Front-End for Rust: https://opensrcsec.com/open_source_security_announces_rust_gcc_funding Dev wise this week was about completing building blocks for Tuples support. Completed Activities Implicit returns should enforce typing on stmts before final […]

GCC Rust status

As of today there is only one outstanding ticket for us to reach the goal of basic compilation of rust. The compiler currently the following building blocks in place: Lexer Parser Static Analysis Pass structure Abstracted GCC backend to GIMPLE reused from GCCGO which will need amendments over time The first milestone is compile primitives: […]